[flashrom] [PATCH] new windows port
mpatl at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 30 23:34:45 CEST 2010
I thank you for taking the time to respond. I have been looking into the
Live CD route.
From: "Carl-Daniel Hailfinger" <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 8:37 AM
To: "Michael Leslie" <mpatl at hotmail.com>
Cc: "flashrom" <flashrom at flashrom.org>
Subject: Re: [flashrom] [PATCH] new windows port
> Hi Michael,
> On 29.03.2010 05:48, Michael Leslie wrote:
>> I am certainly no programmer, I require a windows executable of flashrom
>> but can find it nowhere (for the EON EN29F1010 chip). I've search and
>> searched, but the results are always patches. I have no idea what to do
>> with a patch. Your name appears everywhere when searching, so I thought
>> I might drop you a line as see if you could help. If not I'll resort to
>> a linux install, but that seems like overkill for my need to flash one
> Unfortunately, there are no Windows executables available to the public
> yet and I don't expect this to change in the next few weeks (someone
> would have to update the patches, merge them, test the result, then make
> Windows executables available to the public).
> The next best offer is a DOS executable (which won't run under Windows,
> but at least it will run under DOS). It is available for download, but
> there is a crucial limitation which may affect flashing, so it is not
> totally endorsed yet. We're in the process of testing a fix for said
> limitation, and will be releasing updated DOS binaries shortly.
> As an alternative, there are Linux Live CDs which contain flashrom, so
> you can avoid installing Linux (just run it from CD) and still use
> I hope this information helps.
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